Category: Symptoms

Warning Signs You Have a Mold Problem

Date: 05-2017

Molds are types of fungi that may grow indoors or outdoors, usually in damp, warm, and humid environments. The most common types of household molds might be found around bathrooms, basements, drywall, ceiling tiles, carpet, wallpaper, under sinks, and around plumbing pipes. Mold in the home can pose serious health risks, but unfortunately many don’t […]

The Most Common Symptoms of Sick Building Syndrome or Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

Date: 04-2017

The possible list of symptoms of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, a/k/a Sick Building Syndrome or Environmental Illness, is almost endless – varies from one patient to the next. Also worthy of mention here is the fact that there is no sharp demarcation between the symptoms of MCS and those of ME/CFS/CFIDS/PVFS (myalgic encephalomyelitis – chronic fatigue), […]

Warning Signs of HVAC Mold

Date: 04-2017

One common, yet often unexpected, source of mold in homes and businesses comes from the HVAC system. While good ventilation is a key component of any mold-prevention strategy, once the HVAC system becomes tainted with mold, it can facilitate the spread of spores throughout the building. Needless to say, mold in your HVAC system is […]

Why Only Person of a Family Can Be Environmentally Sick in Their Home

Date: 11-2016

I could also title this: What Zinnias Teach Us About the Environment and Our Health. As an environmental professional, one of the most often problems I find is that only one member of a household is suffering from an illness relating to the home. We commonly refer to illness from the environment in a building […]